Columbus® font family


Designed by Jorge Coci in 1513
David Saunders
Patricia Saunders in 1992
The Columbus font family was designed to celebrate the quincentenary of the voyage from Spanish shores by Christopher Columbus. The roman is based on types used in Spain by Jorge Coci circa 1513, probably originating from Italy and traveling via France. Columbus Italic is derived from a font cut by Robert Granjon circa 1543 and used by Bartolom de Najra in 1548 to print a famous manual by the writing master Juan de Yciar. Columbus has a fresh and lively hand-drawn feel but works well with today's digital systems. An excellent text face, Columbus can also be used for display in advertising, posters, flyers and headlines, where the true elegance and beauty of the letters can be seen.

Columbus®

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Technical details
Digital data from:
Technical font names:
File name: coluort_.ttf
Windows menu name: Columbus Ornaments Two MT
PostScript name: ColumbusOrnamentsTwoMT
PostScript full name: Columbus Ornaments Two MT
Catalog number:
15161191
Characters:
36
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Function: These fonts feature symbol, pi, border or artwork characters. Each font is Unicode™ encoded, and available in different formats. Please review the product information for each font to ensure it will meet your requirements.